Phases of the war of 1812


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  • James Madison wrote the first drafts of the constitution, helped write the federalist papers, and sponsored the bill of rights. He also established the democratic republican party making him the 4th president of the U.S. Madison was in office during the War of 1812.
  • Madison wins the election
  • I am America's new president!
  • In 1812 Madison asked congress to have a war with the British because they keep attacking their ships. A Native american Chief named Tecumseh gathered the other native Americans to fight the Americans in the Northwest territory. Tecumseh allied with the British.
  • The Impressment and Native Resistance
  • we will stop attacking your ships!
  • Too late! I WANT WAR!
  • James Madison got what he wanted, A war. The first battle was in 1812-1814 between the British and the US navy. Perry took command of the US navy. The British had fought Perry till his ship sank. Perry then rowed a boat to the British ships and destroyed them. The British then went to canada and William Henry Harrison then followed them and defeated the British at the Battle of Thames. The americans were no longer scared of the British.
  • I am oliver hazard perry, commander and chief of the US navy.
  • Battle- Great Lakes/canada phase 1
  • British was out to defeat the Americans, so they marched to Washington DC and burnt down the white house. The British also bombarded the Americans in Baltimore, Maryland,however the americans stopped the invasion. While this was going on, Francis Scott Key watched them fight and wrote, "The Star Spangled banner."
  • Phase 2-Francis Scott Key and bombardment
  • Lets go burn this house down!
  • The British made their way towards New Olreans to cutt off American use of the Mississippi River. Madison got angry and in 1815 he sent Andrew Jackson to command the American forces and claim the missssippi land. Jackson had claimed the land for the americans and was named the War hero of 1812.
  • Phase 2- New Orleans
  • Let us win our territory!
  • The treaty of Gehnt has ended the war. The war of 1812 had many effects, such as, that it increased patriotism, formed many american heroes like, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, and Commodore Perry. However it also weakened Native American Resistance to westward settlement. U.S manufacturing started to grow which started the industrial Revolution.
  • Effects of the war of 1812
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